Jim Woods of GrowUp GreenWalls wins Most Influential Living Wall Trainer
The award is the second straight year Jim has taken home the honor.
GrowUp GreenWalls, manufacturer of custom and prefabricated biophilic products, announced today that Jim Woods was named the platinum award winner at TPIE (Tropical Plant International Expo), where he was recognized as the leading greenwall trainer in the United States. It is a significant achievement in the rapidly growing area of biophilic design.
“We are proud of Jim’s continuous effort to educate professionals in such an important and enjoyable topic.” Said GrowUp GreenWall CEO Grant Leishman. “The fact that he has trained close to 1,000 professionals and has a 97.4% approval rating, speaks to Jim’s passion for greenwalls and his love for teaching.”
The most influential trainer award is awarded each year at the annual TPIE awards banquet hosted by Green Plants for Green Buildings. Jim has now won the award two years in a row, as the person who has trained more professionals on greenwalls than anyone else in the industry.
“I’m excited to win again this year, educating people on the importance of biophilic elements is truly a passion.” said Jim Woods, “In my own small way I get to prove how important plants and mother nature are to us not only from a physical but psychological perspective.”
The course titled “Advanced Living Walls with Case Studies” is a one-hour program that enables participants to quantify the environmental contributions of plants to a building interior. Attendees will gain practical insight into the bottom-line and human-centered benefits to designing with interior plants. Attendees will take with them suggestions on how to use this design consideration towards LEED certification.
About GrowUp GreenWalls
GrowUp GreenWalls creates stunning, scalable, sustainable living walls for interior and exterior spaces that connect people to nature. Headquartered in San Diego and founded in 2017, GrowUp has installations across the USA and Canada.
About Green Plants for Green Buildings
Green Plants for Green Buildings is a Registered Provider with the U.S. Green Building Council continuing education program for credentialing maintenance. Certificates of Completion for LEED APs and other participants are available on request. This program is also registered with the AIA, BOMI, ASLA and IDCEC for continuing education credit.